Syria

Photos from a trip to visit archaeological and historic sites in both Syria and Lebanon in 2005.
Temple of Baal  Temple of Bel (or Baal) in the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria. Photo taken in December 2005. Palmyra  Part of the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria. Photo taken in December 2005 Tomb  Tomb in the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Tomb  A tomb in the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Camel rider  A camel rider in the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Palmyra  Part of the ancient site of Palmyra (Tadmor), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Saladin's Castle Main Entrance  This is the main entrance into Saladin's Castle (Qalaat Salah ad-Din), Syria. The entrance in hewn out of the rock. Impressive!  Photo taken in December 2005. Room in Saladin's Castle  A room inside Saladin's Castle (Qalaat Salah ad-Din), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Port near Ugarit  The beach area near the ancient Phoenician city of Ugarit (Ras Shamra), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Church of St Simeon  The Church of St Simeon the Stylite, near Aleppo, Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Aleppo Citadel  A small section of the Citadel in Aleppo (Halab), Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Aleppo Citadel Entrance  The main entrance to Aleppo Citadel, Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Apamea  Part of the ancient Seleucid site of Apamea, Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005. Apamea  Part of the ancient Seleucid site of Apamea, Syria.  Photo taken in December 2005.